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and fiscal situation? here is gallup looking at what americans are saying the healthcare law's impact will be. 22% said they believe it will make it better. 33% said not much of a difference, 42% said they believe the health-care law will make there family health care situation worse. looking at the larger picture, 34% believe it will make it better. different. much work.y it will make it this data is from a gallup poll conducted as obama administrators are trying to raise awareness of the affordable care act. we are asking you what you are seeing and feeling so far. we hear the stories in the news today, this one from "usa today" -- our first caller is on the line. gayle joins us from topeka, kansas and is a democrat. good morning. caller: good morning. host: what are your thoughts this morning? how do you think the health-care law is impacting you? caller: it is impacting our family a great deal. my mother-in-law is -- the donut hole is going to shrink as far as her prescription drugs are concerned. to findter will be able a job with insurance, with previous health care concerns. my grandda
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journal focused on the nation's healthcare law, looking at its imitation and addressing some of the concerns of viewers -- limitations and addressing some of the concerns of viewers. >> we are focusing the rest of the "washington journal" on the federal health-care law and what it means to you. we kick it off with a series, with kaiser health news.we are joined by some -- by three senior correspondence. first up we have mary agnes carey. jay hancock, thank you to you as well.both have been guests at this table as well. we also have sarah varney in from california.thank you for being here. here is how we are dividing up the lines, if you're eastern or central time zones you can call us at 202-585-3880. if you are mountain or pacific or further west it is 202-585- take us back and remind us what were the original goals of the law and what it was intended to do? guest: -- to make the health insurance cover more than it currently does. host: what we know about its effectiveness? guest: several benefits have been added for millions of americans, preventive care, looking at screen
is on the front lines dealing with healthcare, and they are in high-profile fashion pulled out of the state of california. we'll talk about that. >> talk about that and the impact that the affordable care act mandate is pushed out. >>> also, investing icon is with us. he has two stocks he will name. he says there's money to be made with both of the companies. he'll be along telling us about that. plus the market may have speed bumps ahead. he'll tell us what to watch for. >> he's apparently already started talking. by the way, have you seen facebook today? >> oh, my god, back to the ipo front. >> almost. we're almost there. $38 is when -- what it came out at and never saw that price again. it's very close right now. it is knocking on that door. another big move today after last week's huge move. since they reported earnings last week, facebook stock is up 40%. >> and much of that, in that one day. >> exactly. >> how much of that is short covering, you wonder. >> yeah. >> we'll look at that. >> let's look where we stand as we apreach the final hour. the dow down about 10 1/2 -- almost 11 poi
the treasury department from enforcing the health-care law. firstrom georgia is our caller on the democratic line. atler: basically you were asking -- republicans -- cut is not an economic policy. he is trying to get immigration reform for the hispanics and people who are over here illegal. why not do something like the feeder program for the urban area. the black on appointment rate is the highest. -- the black unemployment rate is the highest. it is time to look to the black community and help. guest: i was stunned with the latest wall street journal and nbc poll that showed for the first time any roche in and support for this president among his strongest supporters, especially african-american voters. after all of this time, i think at some point the idea was that there would be something clear, and improvement. and i think especially the furtive truce the trayvon martin killings was another indication of what did this actually produce? racial conditions in the country are also startling. race relations have gotten worse since 2008. i think the caller raises an important point. even thou
, is that -- entirely unproductive. raises the national healthcare costs. lowers cost to the federal government, raising costs for employers and individuals. so as a policy matter of supporting that kind of cost shifting, makes very little sense. i think the big issue, the big concern i have about this construct, is that if we have learn anything in the last few years, it's that the political forces are currently aligned in washington are not going to take medicare savings or social security and invest them. the thing we have done over the last couple of years is kill al the investments that mattered like education, research and insvelte in order to preserve tax cuts. so if i could come up with a magical world in which we had a rational budget, i would make a whole variety of different outcomes. but i think this construct is so far removed from the political world you and i live in, it doesn't even make sense as an option. >> more optimistic, i think. by the way, as i recall the numbers -- someone should check -- i think the cbo forecast over the next ten years for medicare and medicaid together has com
on healthcare policy and is vice provost for global initiatives at the university of pennsylvania. zeke, it's great to have you on the program. >> good to be here. >> thank you so much for joining us. let me ask you about the implementation of the affordable care act. it's when the health insurance exchanges go online. >> right. >> october 1st. >> right. >> some talk that the computer systems being developed for the exchanges may not be ready. these are supposed to be stat state-run and 34 states kicked it back to the federal level to either help or run it totally. >> right. >> what's the status? are we ready? >> we're going to know on october 1st. every state i know and the federal government are working really hard to get this up and running. i'd like to say two things. there's probably going to be glitches. even the president has said there will be some glitches. but those are software things that by year two, 2015, year three, 2016, will be ironed out. and it's going to be like shopping on amazon. if you want to see what it's like, go to the massachusetts connector that's been up for ye
working minimum wage, requiring them to work two jobs, still couldn't even afford healthcare and the basic necessities of life, like heat. that's just not right. and 15 tuesday an hour would be what it takes for people to get by and provide for their families. >> neil: there are those worker who might be making close to that right now. their salaries would have to go up, obviously. everyone's salary would have to good up to reflect the minimum wage of 15 bucks an hour. can you see where this goes ask where companies like member donalds that just came off a disappointing quarter, would say you're going to ruin us. you say what? >> i say why are you, the company, you, the franceees, you're getting raises, you're making millions and millions of dollars per year. why can be barely survive. we you are employees, put in hard sweat, why can't we survive? white do we have to go hungry at night why can't we pay rent? 7.50, is nose enough. >> neil: there are lot of fields where the pay is not up to speed. a lot of people want more money but is it a fast-food company's purpose and responsibility to m
on the healthcare law. ron brownstein, let me just show the viewers the headlines from new poll. this americans broadly doubt obamacare will help them. what did you ask and how did they answer? been theis has really core challenge for the obama administration from the beginning. what we asked was, who do you believe that the obama health care reform would benefit? would it benefit the poor, the uninsured, seniors, the middle or thepeople like you, country overall? what we found was that since last september when, during the campaign, the president was aggressively defending the law, there has been a marked deterioration, a decline in the share of americans who believe that it would benefit either the middle class, families like them, or the country overall while the proportion who believe it would benefit the poor and uninsured remained largely stable. what it suggests is a most americans now see this precisely in the opposite way the obama administration had hoped. rather than seeing it as a broad benefit for society overall, like social security and medicare, most americans do seem to be revi
plans - supporting solutions that make quality, affordable healthcare available to all americans. additional funding provided by... (music) (dr. peter salgo) welcome to second opinion where each week our healthcare team solves a real medical mystery. when we close this file in a half an hour from now, you'll not only know the outcome of this week's case but you'll be better able to take charge of your own healthcare and doctors will be able to listen to patients more effectively. i'm your host, dr. peter salgo. and you've already met our special guests who are joining our primary care physician, dr. lisa harris. lisa, it's good to see you back. (dr. lisa harris) good to see you, peter. (peter) now nobody on this team knows this case and i'm going to get right to work. let me tell you a little bit about elaine. elaine is fifty-six years old and she's been a smoker for thirty years. three years ago, elaine went to her primary care physician, lisa, and she had the following symptoms. she said, i'm short of breath with even small amounts of activity. i've got trouble climbing
healthcare and other issues. . ,rom the gop side of the aisle immigration may take place but they have to wait until october. saysor ted cruz of texas the fund obamacare. and one out of new york city, campaign manager for anthony , he has quit. has america become or is becoming a decedent nation? -- at the seated nation -- a nation?st" we want to hear your thoughts. here's how to take part in the program. if not by phone you can take part several other ways, by twitter @cspanwj, facebook.com/cspan, and by e- journal@c-span.org. this is on "the daily ticker" -- other polls show that 59% of americans feel their nation is on the wrong track, up from 55% at the start of the year. the percentage of americans satisfied with life in the u.s. andlose to record lows now, of course americans remain disgusted by the political antics in washington, which 77% of americans think are harming the nation here cope us as part of "the daily ticker." areoes on to write, "there legitimate reasons for this .ational dyspepsia we're clearly in the midst of an economic transformation that is spending the middl
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oven on another 787. there is another potential battle brewing over the president's healthcare overhaul and this one involves officials at the very union which represents most much the irs workers. that agency, of course is, tasked with enforcing the new law. ed henry with the news from the white house. ed? >> shep, good evening. the bottom line is that union is against a bill sponsored by republican dave camp that ensure that everyone in the federal government from the president on down to those irs workers enforcing the new healthcare law would have to join the new insurance exchanges. that union is opposing it. saying they have already got government healthcare for their employees. they don't want to enter the insurance exchanges. meanwhile, the white house is saying, wait a second. the law is aimed at helping people who don't have insurance at all and republicans on capitol hill are launching a new effort to stop the whole healthcare law itself saying that they want to attach language defunding the president's healthcare law to that continuing resolution that would keep the governme
% raise over four years asking workers to pay 5% into pensions and 10% of their healthcare people are you know costs. the unions are asking for more than 13% over three years plus a two-year cost of living adjustment to keep up with bay area inflation. they argue the raises will be negated by what members will pay into healthcare and pensions. >> when in fact that 2% per increase per year results in either a net zero or something less for our members. >> our very first proposal represented a $140 million takeback from employees. and where we're at today represents a $33 million giveback to employees. >> reporter: now we're bracing for a potential other bay area strike. one transportation officials say will be worse than the first. this time the number of commuters will jump about 10% and that's because experts expect fewer people to be on vacation and this time there won't be a major holiday to break things up. live in daly city, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> the mtc met with regional transit agencies to talk about a backup plan. they can pick up 25% of bart's daily ridership similar to the l
results. is this the catalyst that will help turn stock around? >> healthcare scams. the new exchanges are right for abuse. what are officials going to get out front? >> working longer, more americans are doing it so they don't out live their money. a woman doing it on her terms, how to not out live your money. that and more on "nightly business report" for tuesday, july 23rd. >>> good evening everyone. apple got shine back today. it surprised investors with stronger than expected earnings after the bell thanks to massive sales of the iphones. but ipads and macs came in below. seema? >> technology earnings are not off to a strong start expectations coming into apple's report quite low. however, apple did beat the street expectations on the top and bottom line, but the big number that is getting wall street really excited, iphone ships of 31. 2 million came in higher than expected. tim cook said we're especially proud of the iphone sales of 31 million and the strong growth of revenue from itunes, software and services. apple's product pipeline cook says we're laser focussed and working
and make sure that the continuity of healthcare extends from the doctors all the way to the families and those have carol lamb and rachel or kin and thank you very much for our your heroism today. >> (applause) . >> not only do we have a world-class trauma center we will continue having that, we have got a new hospital on the way. the biggest general obligation bond we have ever had but i am so proud of it and we will all be so proud of this wonderful hospital and the fact that it continues to be linked to the fantastic research doctors and medical staff of uc s f, that is a great combination that very few cities have across this country. this hospital, creates 3,000 jobs in it's rebuild. thirty% are san francisco residents that is 500 san francisco residents working with their hands to build the brand new hospital for our future generations. they have done it right. it's on time, $63 million to local businesses as a result of the construction of this hospital. so i'm looking forward in 2015 to join all of you in opening this hospital, making sure we are doing everything to
-- >> reporter: steven pratt says upping that cap could cost billions. >> take it out of the healthcare system and put it into the pockets of the trial lawyers. couldn't come at a worse possible time. >> reporter: patient advocates want voters to decide whether to overhaul the law. raise that cap on noneconomic damages such as pain and suffering from $250,000 to over $1 million. >> it's very important that the laws change. >> reporter: a jury said medical errors caused brain damage and she should get $6 million for pain and suffering. her sister urged people to support changing micra. >> she was only awarded $250,000 out of that $6 million. >> reporter: opponents include doctors, clinics, nurses, unions. >> a lot of people have a lot to lose if healthcare costs go up. all of us are working together to oppose this kind of change. >> it's not the greedy lawyers and attorneys, it's not the greedy plaintiffs. we're the victims. >> reporter: supportedders need half a million signatures to qualify this initiative for the november 2014 ballot. if it does, expect an expensive and emotional election ba
billions. >> take it out of the healthcare system and put it in a pockets o f the trial lawyers, this could not come at a worst possible time. >> advocates want voter to decide the over all the 38 law. >> it is very important that the law changed. >> robert frank is brain damaged and she should get $6 million for suffering. her sister urging people to support >> she's only awarded $200, 000 out of that $6 million. >> a lot of people have a lot to lose if healthcare costs go up. >> it is not the greedy lawyers or attorneys, it is not tp greedy plaintiffs, we are the victims. >> supporters need half a million signatures to qualify for this november 204 ballot, if it does expects an expenses and emotional election battle. john ktvu channel 2 news. >>> investigators believed that criminals may have access customer's atm accounts at self check out lanes. it is confirmed of 200 fraud related cases from this. >>> next week andrew will be testing both of the eastern ban of the bridge. 20 foot long bolts to simulate conditions on the bay and giant jax will stretch them with a force equal to the weig
up, we'll talk about a big runup and whether that can continue. >>> a massive merger in healthcare announced today. community health systems is buying rival not for profit health management associates for $3.9 billion creating a huge national chain that cops just ahead, on course, of the healthcare system overall to provide coverage to millions more americans. shares of both companies, though, ended lower. tumbling nearly 11% at hma. >>> a huge fine in the drug world. wyeth fapharmaceuticals agreed pay for marketing the drug rapamune for other uses. it was okay for helping the body not to reject a transplant but they were pushing the drug for use with other organ transplants. >>> jp morgan chase agreed to pay $410 million to federal energy regulators to settle charges traders manipulated electricity markets in california and the middle west and used improper bidding strategies that forced over payments by local agencies running power grids in those areas. the bank did not admit wrongdoing as part of the settlement and none will face sanctions or criminal charges. this is the latest
% in the pensions and 10% of healthcare premium costs. >> our very first proposal represented $140 million takebacks from employees. where we're at today represents a $33 million give back to employees. >> let me say we are dismayed, but not surprised by the continued inaccuracies coming from the district. >> the unions are asking for more than a 13% raise. plus, a 2% cost of living adjustment to keep up with bay area inflation. and they argue what workers pay into healthcare and pensions will negate any raises. >> when in fact that super sensitive increase per year results in either a net zero or something less for our members. >> they they say it's a net loss for employees. >> that includes the contributions we're asking, it's a net increase of 1% per employee, per year. >> more upsetting to the union is bart is talking about the numbers. >> we have been under gag order that they have continually violated. >> we wanted to let the public know, we are only days away from the deadline. we want them to know where we stood. >> both sides continue the back and forth battle. no matter
the president's healthcare law and something he said today.. engineer: uh geico's discounts could save you hundreds of "doll-ars." it sounds like you're saying "dollus." dollus. engineeif you could accentuate the "r" sound of "dollars." are...are... are... engineer: are... arrrrrr. arrrrr. someone bring me an eye patch, i feel like a bloomin' pirate. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. honestly, i feel like i nailed that. ♪ >> stuart: detroit, michigan where a federal judge just blocked lawsuits against the city's bankruptcy filing. as the blow to the unions but is it a boon to taxpayers? to wall street journalist steve moore. spell it out, how is a bankruptcy in detroit a win for taxpayers? >> well, because detroit really had no other option here. if you look at the situation, this is a city that had billions of dollars of debt they could not pay. in fact they can't pay their bills any longer. you cover companies every day. when company can't pay its bills it goes bankrupt. bankruptcy is not such a terrible option. it allows a company or in
of the runway at sfo, lost its tail and caught fire. >>> kaiser permanente is the biggest healthcare provider in california. now some of the oakland-based company's biggest customers are complaining about the increase in premiums. abc 7 nannette miranda has the story. >> reporter: kaiser permanente may be starting to lose their reputation of a high quality care at low prices. or affordable prices. the rates are rising. at the nation's third largest healthcare buyer, family coverage at kaiser in 2007 was the most affordable insurance option for workers. three years later it cost more than the plans offered by others and blue cross. next year they will be the most expensive plan, surpassing even blue shield. >> i am surprised by that. >> david is very happy with kaiser, but rising prices might make even good consumers think twice if employers want a bigger contribution from the paycheck. >> like everything, you weigh price. you always think about that. so it's another thing to consider. >> we tracked down the healthcare giant's former ceo, who was in charge during the price hikes. big employers
. >>> kaiser permanente is the biggest healthcare provider in california. now some of the oakland-based company's biggest customers are complaining about the increase in premiums. abc 7 nannette miranda has the story. >> reporter: kaiser permanente may be starting to lose their reputation of a high quality care at low prices. or affordable prices. the rates are rising. at the nation's third largest healthcare buyer, family coverage at kaiser in 2007 was the most affordable insurance option for workers. three years later it cost more than the plans offered by others and blue cross. next year they will be the most next year they will be the most expensive plan, surpassing even blue shield. >> i am surprised by that. >> david is very happy with kaiser, but rising prices might make even good consumers think twice if employers want a bigger contribution from the paycheck. >> like everything, you weigh price. you always think about that. so it's another thing to consider. >> we tracked down the healthcare giant's former ceo, who was in charge during the price hikes. as a lured big employers, look for
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, but soaring costs saddle them with an sustaining debt. health-care costs are slowing , but a lot of working families have not seen any of the savings yet. the stock market rebound helped a lot of families get back what they have lost, but millions of americans still have no idea how they will be able to retire. host: we want to hear your views on obama's economic policies. you can also make a comment on twitter or facebook. @cspan.wj is the twitter @cspanwj. "the new york times" -- we will begin with a call on the democrats' line from david in fairfax, are protected yet. virginia. theer: i agree with what president is saying. like the fact that he challenge the democrats and republicans. i like the fact that he is not resting on his laurels, even to gethe does not need reelected but still fighting for the american people. specificthere anything the president has said or done economically that you agree with? the health-ree with care law. i think a lot of people forget the reason why they first implemented it was to help the economy and to help those without health care. that they have pushe
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to privatize education in his state. and he is leaving his own constituents without affordable healthcare. sounds familiar, doesn't it? he is arresting people who disagree with him for exercising their constitutional right to free speech. if that what the republicans want to hold up on the national stage, coming up in 2016, i believe one old politician said, bring it on. he offered a perfectly packaged example of what is wrong with the republican party. he is the corporate golden boy right now. he is not getting the publicity buzz he doesn't say the flashy things that christie does. aeb he is not out there getting the national headlines. but behind the scenes, if you look closely at his machine, he is doing everything i think correctly. he is laying all the bricks. laying the foundation. to do what he has to do. and he is kind of the say anything do anything you tell him to do politician. wait until you gets in front of the wall streeters. they will love this guy because he bends quickly, big time. and he is a selfish guy. he doesn't like workers. he doesn't believe in middle class. he ma
for a bart union worker is $76,000. bart has offered a 5 to 8% raise if employees contribute to healthcare and pension. and the unions countered with a 20% pay hike over the next three years. bart says if it caves to union demands it means raising fares by 18%. talks are expected to continue today and we are hearing from both sides they will continue every day until sunday to the deadline. live in millbrae, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> union officials say if another strike is necessary, they will give 72 hours' notice. >>> today the oakland city council will consider a measure aimed to reduce violence and vandalism at protests. demonstrators smashed windows during recent protests of george zimmerman's acquittal. the measure would ban possession of 4578 miles an hour, wrenches and -- hammers, wrenches and slingshots and other items that could cause damage at demonstrations. >>> today a military judge will announce the verdict in the trial of a u.s. soldier accused of helping the enemy. we have live pictures where we are waiting for bradley manning's arrival at fort meade, maryland. he is on tr
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healthcare stocks and moving in and out of the market very, very carefully. because like i said, we have become an economy 100% addicted to artificially produced low interest rates and inflation, and when it ends, we'll have the same condition where you had in the fall of 2008, and you don't want to get caught in that downturn. >> how much high can yields go -- >> the interest rate -- the average interest rate on the 10-year is 7%, going back to 1971. it was 4% in the spring 2010. before we had the collapse of europe. >> we are not going back to 2008. that's not going to happen. that was a different situation. that was a housing bubble, that was a credit crisis bubble. >> let me give you my facts, okay? we have a total amount of debt in the economy of $54 trillion. it was $49 trillion in december 2007. all we have done, is able to push down artificially our debt service payments, and when they rise back, it will reveal the insolvency we have on the private and public sector. >> see, i have two more questions i have to ask before we go away here. ed, how are you making money now in. >> i
where she says the biggest turn-on was his healthcare rants. >> oh, my god! >> that's a specialized fetish. you're not going to find a lot of people who are into that. >> stephanie: we'll have to see if that works for jacki schechner. it might work for nurse jacki because she's a healthcare geek. tell me more about the 80/20 policy. >> oh, yeah! >> stephanie: jacki call me! all right. garrett in georgia. you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi garrett. >> caller: hi. i was just calling about the mister weiner and how much of an appropriate name. god, i can't believe all of the guys that have called your all show defending him. it's wrong. it's wrong. it's wrong. i guess i'm a gender traitor in that case. >> stephanie: welcome to the race traitor show. i think there is. there's becoming more of a gender divide. jacki schechner. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: that particular part. his healthcare rants were a turn-on for her. >> nothing like a little medical lust ratio to turn me on. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: as much as this story disgusts you i think that part might be a turn-on for yo
healthcare into obamacare. had, we have detroit hopeful on why she is backing bankruptcy and why she wants to fire cabin or. adam: e cigarettes on track to rake in $1 billion in sales this year. we will take you inside manhattan's first store. cheryl: spike is a she. i cannot wait to meet her. that is a little bit later. let's head back to the floor of the new york stock exchange. nicole: e cigarettes are very popular. everyone will be waiting for that segment. five straight weeks of gains for the dow. today, pulling back some. down one third of 1%. you do have energy that has been weighing on the dow. we have had five straight weeks of gains. also, everyone waiting to see what the fed has to say. we did get some pending home sales in as well. the saks fifth avenue story, they own lord and taylor, it does include dead and gives them find real estate. peridot is buying them for $8.5 billion. back to you. adam: thank you very much. $835 billion deal. two of the biggest names joining forces. dennis: the largest ad holding company in the world. you have paris based publicist. annual revenue of
highly trained, underutilized members of the healthcare team. the dilemma is the money they nick retail pharmacy far exceeds what they can make providing patient care there is a movement continue crease clinical pharmacists. they're trained this we but the jobs and residencies are not there for that. but when you look at their role managing most difficult debris diabetics, they're incredible. we're so reliable on them. if you go to in community who can you say day or night for free? it's only the pharmacist. they will give you ideas. go to aisle 6. butout can't do that with a doctor. it's three months for a wait, unless you go to the er so the fortunately mist is -- the pharmacist is moving rapidly but to overcome barriers i mentioned. >> i'm matt with the states alliance for balanced insurance regulation, and the dove tails with the last response in terms of a changing the way we utilize different healthcare delivery professionalses. wonder if anybody can comment on the current reimbursement status of telehealth and telemedicine after the affordable care act and how thaw could potentia
, education, secure retirement, quality affordable healthcare are the core building blocks of middle-class security. sharp contrasts the presence speech was compared to what was supposed to happen today in the committee. the republicans put forth a bill that would cut $32 billion, 22% out of these core building blocks of the middle class area republicans had to pull the bill. some of us think because it was in such sharp contrast to the vision the president laid out yesterday and the gloom they would be presenting. democrats stood ready to fight. they had 40 amendments put -- forlready to address example, they take aliens of dollars out of the national institutes of health. every family, everyone of you is one phone call, one diagnosis diagnosis, one accident away from needing the institute of health. the answer to our prayers, cut grade not only health and well- being, but also cut investments and innovations to keep america number one. simply building upon the gloom of the ryan budget, which also vouch arises medicare. seniors pay more. as the president said, one step we can take t
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campaign funded by a statewide healthcare foundation in california, targeting primarily people who are already or anticipated to be medi-cal eligible. medi-cal being california's medicaid program. those need to be well targeted and focused. there's going to be a huge outpouring of money. the question will be, how effective is it at targeting people who are eligible and how receptive our people to messages presented to them? certainly, a great deal of thought and energy is being put into these very questions, targeting ethnic populations, dispersing geographically and where the highest pockets of uninsured are. partnering through state university systems that have natural affinities to younger people and their families. the question will be when people receive that message, what do they do? do they go to another source to learn more? when they get there, do they find an attractive set of options, prices that are affordable, and with conditions that are understandable? i think that is a huge question about how people navigate that and engage with that. >> to the extent that you see w
is the biggest healthcare provider in california. now some of the oakland-based company's biggest customers are complaining about the increase in premiums. nannette miranda has the story. >> reporter: kaiser permanente may be starting to lose their reputation of a high quality care at low prices. the rates are rising. at the nation's third largest healthcare buyer, family coverage at kaiser in 2007 was the most affordable insurance option for workers. three years later it cost more than the plans offered by others and blue cross. next year they will be the most expensive plan, surpassing even blue shield. >> i am surprise bed that. >> david is very happy with kaiser, but rising prices might make even good consumers think twice if employers want a bigger contribution from the paycheck. >> like everything, you weigh price. you always think about that. so it's another thing to consider. >> we tracked down the healthcare giant's former ceo, who was in charge during the price hikes. as big employers look for bargains, he says we have to buy his books for answers. >> i really recommend you read t
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of average workers stand to lose their healthcare. the great outdoors... ...and a great deal. thanks to dad. nope eeeeh... oh, guys let's leave the deals to hotels.com. ooh that one! nice. got it! oh my gosh this is so cool... awesome! perfect! yep, and no angry bears. the perfect place is on sale now. up to 40% off. only at hotels.com >> here's all the proof you need this healthcare law is running low on cash. even workers at obama care call centers are not getting benefits. they're mostly parttime and don't qualify for benefits. michelle says we're all getting clubbed. you're participating in a program that is helping to give people information on a program but you're not benefiting from it. >> big sad faces. where is that dead phone ringer. obama, cover me maybe. you know, it's not right-wing nut job that pointed out this delicious bite of irony sandwich. i it was one of the call center employees who noted that it was very pathetic they would be working to advise other people about how to get health coverage they do not have. i think you have to set this against the backdrop of all of th
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guaranteed healthcare poly that will be disruptive to marketplace, that is what we're seeing. neil: why is that a surprise? i remember covering this whole saga on capitol hill, if you promise the sun, moon and the stars, coverage for preexisting conditions, gets your kids on the policy until a are 80 years old or whatever it is. if is naturally to know that premiums will have to come up. why was it denied? why is the obvious refuted ? >> i think part of the assumptions made is that younger people would get into the risk pool, with youngins vicinityibles getting in -- invincibles getting in they would not utilize medical services that would balance it out. neil: but they are not doing it. >> it remains to be seen, what happens january 1st, and how many of young invincibles buy the insurance policies. neil: a lot don't' it, unless in force of lock and key, they are not doing to do it, what do you envision? >> you know, that is again, great unknown, if people do not buy that coverage, it will cause a rise in insurance rates for everyone. and it will be hard for system to be sustainable. ne
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over healthcare, again. some republican lawmakers supporting a measure that would block any government funding resolution that includes money for the president's healthcare law. mike emanuel on capitol hill with the rest of this story. mike? >> shep, about a dozen g.o.p. senators are expected to sign a leader to it senate jort leader harry reid divert a disaster scrapping the president's healthcare law and starting over. for these reasons we will not support any continuing legislation that funds further implementation or enforcement of obama care. new fox news polls out tonight reveal almost half, 47% think the healthcare law will cost them more money while only 11% think it will save them money. when asked what should happen with obama care, 53% say repeal it while 40% say keep it it a key senator behind this letter effort talked about the dilemma facing senate majority leader harry reid. >> he is scared to death of this because he knows that he doesn't want to have to force a shutdown just so that he can defend a law that is so unpopular with the american people. a law that the presi
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